Tag: TV Spells Magic

Nine Perth turns 50

Happy Birthday to Perth’s STW Nine which turns 50 years old today. The licence to operate Perth’s second commercial station was awarded to Swan Television in February 1964. Among the shareholders in Swan Television was Ansett Transport Industries — the company which had been awarded the licence to operate Melbourne’s third commercial station, ATV0, and …

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TEN10… the Sixties and all that!

This Sunday, 5 April, marks the 50th birthday for Sydney’s TEN10. Today and over the weekend we’ll take a look at the channel’s formative years. Following the launch of ATV0 in Melbourne in 1964, the year 1965 saw the new Independent Television System (ITS) network extend to Sydney, Brisbane and Adelaide. Sydney joined the network with the …

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Sydney switches off analogue

Today marks the end of analogue television transmissions in Sydney and the Central Coast region of New South Wales. The switch-off, scheduled for 9.00am, will affect local analogue transmissions of ABC1, Seven (ATN), Nine (TCN), Ten (TEN) and SBS One as well as Central Coast transmissions of Prime7 (NEN) and NBN. Southern Cross Ten (NRN) does …

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TEN… and TV Spells Magic

Today marks the 45th anniversary of the launch of Sydney’s third commercial station, TEN10. The new channel, operated by United Telecasters Sydney Limited (UTSL), was the second channel to launch in what was originally known as the Independent Television System (ITS) – a network comprised of ATV0 Melbourne, TEN10 Sydney and upcoming channels TVQ0 Brisbane …

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TelevisionAU Update 26-Aug-09

www.televisionau.com FLASHBACK #51: No sooner had the Nine Network issued its glossy new PR photo of the 60 Minutes reporting team for 1993 that it was quickly out of date with the announcement that Jennifer Byrne (pictured) was leaving the program to take on a new job as morning presenter at ABC radio station 2BL …

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